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1952 Willys Aero Series

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1952 Willys Aero Series

Annandale, MN
1952 WILLYS AERO WING. Restored inside and out. Runs and drives great. Rare find. THIS UNUSUAL SELDOM SEEN WILLYS AERO WING COUPE WAS MANUFACTURED BY WILLYS OVERLAND COMPANY IN TOLEDO, OHIO. ORIGINALLY AN MISSIURE CAR, BACKGROUND IN 1952 THE WILLYS OVERLAND COMPANY ROLLED OUT A NEW AUTOMOBILE AFTER A LONG ABSENCE FROM THE PASSENGER CAR MARKET. THE COMPANY HAD BEEN MADE FOREVER INFAMOUS FOR ITS CONTRIBUTION TO THE WAR EFFORT BY MANUFACTURING OF ITS ENGINEERING MARVELTHE JEEP. AFTER THE WAR, W ILLYS OVERLAND CONTINUED TO BE INTRIGUED BY ADVANCEMENTS IN AVIATION PRINCIPLES INTO THE MANUFACTURE OF AN ALL NEW CAR. THE FATHER OF THIS ALL NEW CAR WAS CLYDE PATTON, A TALENTED ENGINEER WHO WAS HAND-PICKED FOR THE JOB, ND RECOGNIZED FOR HIS HELP IN GUIDING PACKARD TO GREATNESS. LESSONS LEARNED FROM AVIATION WAS TO PRODUCE A LIGHT (UNITIZED BODY) CAR WITH A HIGH POWER TO WEIGHT RATIO. VISUALLY CARRYING THE THEME WERE WIND SWEEP STYLING FROM FRONT FENDERS TO REAR RAISED "TAIL FIN" TAIL LIGHTS. TRUE TO ITS NAME, HE CAR HAD ONE HORSEPOWER PER EVERY 28.5 POUNDS OF WEIGHT, AKING IT THE HIGHEST HORSEPOWER TO WEIGHT RATIO OF ANY US BUILT CAR IN 1952. THE CAR HAD A LOW STANCE STANDING ONLY 23" ABOVE THE GROUND. WILLYS OVERLAND WAS PROUD OF THEIR CAR, NDBOLDLYPRICED IT ABOUT $200 ABOVE ITS COMPETITION FROM FORD, HEVROLET AND PLYMOUTH. 1952 - THE ONLY YEAR OF THE WILLYS AERO WING. 1952 -THE LAST YEAR WILLYS OVERLAND EXISTED AS A COMPANY WILLYS AERO WAS PRODUCED ONLY AS A 2 DOOR IN 1952. TOP OF THE LINE WAS THE AERO WING WITH A SINGLE PIECE REAR WINDOW AND THE AERO ACE WITH A THREE PIECE REAR WINDOW. AERO LARK WAS THE ENTRY LEVEL CAR, THREE ENGINES AVAILABLE IN 1952. 6 CYLINDER OVERHEAD VALVE HURRICANE ENGINE 90 H.P. EQUIPPED ON WILLYYS AERO WINGS THE WILLYS AERO WING SEEN HERE IS THE TOP OF THE LINE CAR WITH THE MOST POWERFUL ENGINE AVAILABLE, AND THE MOST DESIRABLE TRANSMISSION, 3-SPEED WITH OVERDRIVE. CERTAINLY ONE OF THE NICEST AND MOST ORIGINAL WILLYS AEROS IN THE WORLD. EXTERIOR AND CHROME HAVE BEEN PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED TO A HIGH QUALITY STANDARD. INTERIOR IS COMPLETELY ORIGINAL AND EXTREMELY NICE. THE ORIGINAL STYLE TIRES ARE VIRTUALLY NEW AND RIDE GREAT. THE UNDERCARRIAGE IS BEAUTIFUL. THE CAR LOOKS WONDERFUL ON THE SHOW FIELD OR CAN BE DRIVEN WITH CONFIDENCE. ORIGINAL OWNERS MANUAL, ACKET AND SALES LITERATURE GO WITH CAR. CURRENTLY STORED IN A CLIMATE CONTROLLED BUILDING. FREE ENCLOSED DELIVERY WITHIN 600 MILES. SOME NEW CARS TODAY BOAST OF 34 MPG HIGHWAY. TO SHOW THERE TRULY IS NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN THE WILLYS GOT 35 MPG HIGHWAY IN 1952!!! CAR IS ADVERTISED LOCALLY. SELLER MAY, AT HIS DISCRETION END SALE EARLY. THIS IS AN ANTIQUE AUTO MANY DECADES OLD. ACCORDINGLY, T IS BEING SOLD WITHOUT WARRANTY AND AS IS. PLEASE ASK ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS VEHICLE PRIOR TO BIDDING - YOUR BIDS WILL BE CANCELLED WITHOUT YOU FIRST CONTACTING THE SELLER VIA TELEPHONE ONLY.

1952 Willys Aero Series Specifications

  • VIN

    652LA118104
  • Classic Car ID

    100965775
  • Stock Number

    42770892
  • Category

    American Classics
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